MEDtakeovers

Have you always known that you wanted a career in the healthcare field, but you struggle deciding which path is the right one for you? Well you are not alone! So many people, myself included, researched and shadowed various different medical professions before settling on the career of our dreams. One amazing resource is MEDtakeovers. […]

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Navigating CASPA

For those of you applying to physician assistant school this cycle, you are probably familiar with what CASPA, (or the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants) is. This is the centralized site through which you send your primary application to all of the PA schools of your choice. CASPA opens on April 27, 2017 for […]

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How to Dress for Success

So you’ve just received that much coveted email that states you have been invited to interview for a PA program. The email contains some basic information about the format of the interview day and at the bottom it reads, “dress is business professional.” I don’t know about you, and maybe its because I’m a girl, […]

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Key Classes To Do Well In

In your preparation for applying to PA school, you have no doubt compiled a list of undergraduate prerequisite courses that you must take in order to apply. Many schools have similar core requirements and just differ slightly in the amount of additional upper division science classes needed as well as behavioral science classes required. As […]

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Traveling for PA School Interviews on a Budget

Interview season is one of the most exciting and stressful parts to the application process! You’ve spent months, if not years, preparing yourself and putting together a competitive application and a school has decided they want to know more about you. As exciting as it is when you get that email or phone call inviting […]

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Do Not Let the Paranoia Get to You, You are Good Enough!

If I could pass on only one piece of information to a student applying to physician assistant school it would be this: Do not let the paranoia get to you, you are good enough. It sounds simple enough, but when you’re in the midst of application season and you aren’t hearing back from as many […]

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Scribe Life

Gaining worth while healthcare experiences is one of the most important parts to preparing for PA school. Many schools require hundreds, if not thousands of hours of healthcare experience hours in order to apply to their program. One of the many things that I did to gain healthcare experience is scribing. Medical scribing is kind […]

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